Taiwan, US stage GCTF workshop on good energy governance

The Workshop on Good Energy Governance in the Indo-Pacific held under the Taiwan-U.S. Global Cooperation and Training Framework kicked off Nov. 20 in Taipei City. Jointly organized by the Ministry ...

Nearly 60 percent of Taiwanese pick Japan as favorite country: survey

Japan remains the favorite country for Taiwanese, with nearly 60 of respondents picking the Northeast Asian country, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the de facto Japanese embassy ...

Taiwan's foreign minister meets with new Japanese ambassador over bubble tea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) met with the new Japanese representative to Taiwan, Hiroyasu Izumi (泉裕泰), over a cup of bubble tea on Wednesday (Nov. 6). ...

Taiwanese businessman to be bestowed Japan's second highest medal for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businessman Lin Por-fong (林伯豐) will be conferred with Japan’s second most prestigious medal for foreign nationals on Thursday (Nov. 7), making him the firs...

Taiwan and Japan reach agreement on mutual recognition of organic products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After reaching a deal on the mutual recognition of organic certifications on Wednesday (Oct. 30), organic products will soon be allowed to circulate between Taiwan and Jap...

Hiroyasu Izumi named as new Japan ambassador to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Izumi was appointed as Japan's ambassador Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 24) and is set to take office on Nov. 1, according to a press release from the Japan-Taiwan Exchange ...

24 Japanese cities want to host Taiwan’s Olympic team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo approach, many cities are preparing to welcome athletes from around the world, with 24 volunteering to host the Taiwan...

Taiwan president offers condolences to typhoon victims in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has expressed her condolences to those who were affected by Typhoon Hagibis in Japan last week, saying that the Taiwanese government is ready ...

Taiwan to join Palau's Independence Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister Icyang Parod (劉文雄) will attend Palau’s 25th Independence Day celebration on Oct. 1 as an envoy to the country. Appointed by President Tsai Ing-...

US, Japan to join Taiwan in hosting Austronesian language forum in Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is preparing to host the International Austronesian Languages Revitalization Forum in Kodor, Palau, on Sunday (Sept. 29) in cooperat...

Events held in Taiwan on memorial day for comfort women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 14 to the International Memorial Day for Comfort Women used by Japanese soldiers in World War II, the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation (TWRF) organized a dem...

Events in Taiwan commemorate memorial day for Comfort Women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation (TWRF) on Wednesday (Aug. 14) organized a demonstration outside the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association to mark the International ...

Taiwanese travelers rank first in 20 prefectures of Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese travelers rank first in number in 20 rural prefectures of Japan and second in the whole country, according to the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA). According to JTA...

Institute for Information Industry celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Institute for Information Industry (III) held its 40th Anniversary Reception on July 24. Distinguished guests in attendance included Executive Yuan’s Minister Without Portfolio, Kung Ming-hs...

Taiwan president expresses condolences over victims of Kyoto Animation arson attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed her condolence over victims of the Kyoto Animation arson attack during her meeting with Mitsuo Ohashi (大橋光夫), chairman of the Japa...